Installing Undermount Bathroom Sinks

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A sink is one of the focal points to any bathroom. It is important to have a sink that works well with the design in the rest of the room and which is nice to look at. Different types of sinks are available for installation in the bathroom and any homeowner interested in renovating this room must take time to decide which works best.

The undermount sinks are quite popular. To get to work on

installing undermouth bathroom sinks there are a few steps to follow. First for installing an undermount bathroom sink you need to equip yourself with the right gear. You can purchase a kit that comes with pretty much everything included in it or buy the tools and supplies you need separately.

Once you are equipped and ready to get started, read through the instruction manual. The installation process varies from one sink to the next and you need to make sure you do it right the first time around.

Mark the position for the sink on the counter top. Always measure twice before even trying to get started. If the mark is off the mistake will turn out costly for you. Drill a hole in one corner and saw around to make the opening for the sink. There should be a hole going through so you can position the sink inside and have it fit snugly. Use some caulking to ensure your sink doesn’t leak around the opening, then use the mounting screws to make sure it stays properly in place.

The most challenging part is attaching all the plumbing. You need to get the bathroom plumbing connected to the sink so it will drain properly. Before this step any water put down the drain would fall onto the floor.

Tighten in the mounting screws, attach the faucet and then turn on the tap to see if it actually even works. Try out the drain to ensure all water is making its way down the drain and through the pipes as it should. If you see the water is not draining properly this means you probably have to check the pipes and redo the plumbing.

Plumber’s putty works well to finish things off and then you let this sit for about 24 hours. That gives it time to harden and helps prevent any slippage and accidents. Once you have checked for leaks and get the green light you are finished and you now have a properly working bathroom sink you can be proud of. You also saved yourself huge by not having to hire a professional to come in and do the job for you.